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Karissa Skirmont

  • Member Since: October 2nd, 2010
  • Kansas City, KS
  • MeetKarissa.com
  • Founder & CEO at http://KissasKreations.com
  • @karissa on WordPress.org and Slack
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Bio/Description

I guide the technical magic so women entrepreneurs stay focused on their brilliance! Online Business Manager, Website & Graphic Designer, specializing in WordPress MulitSite, lover of technology and obsessed with purple things.

I’m an organizer for WordPress Kansas City Meetup group and 5th year as an organizer for WordCamp http://kansascity.wordcamp.org.

Interests

WordPress, Multisite, Tech, website and graphic design, Shark Tank, anything purple, Colorado lover.

WordPress Origin Story

I created my first WP.com site for my mom in July 2007 but didn’t do my first WP.org install till 2009 after attempting it before, but it finally clicked this time. I own a Website and Graphic design business that I started in 2005. You can learn more about me on http://meetkarissa.com.
I love the WordPress community! I’m an organizer for WordPress Kansas City Meetup group and 5th year as an organizer for http://kansascity.wordcamp.org.

  • Posted a reply to Hide date, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Ok after hacking around in the code I finally got this to work by adding…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Hide date, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Ok but how do you get rid of the date on the individual testimonial page?…

    2 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, How do I just show elapsed years?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I am trying to have a shortcode that ONLY shows elapse…

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  • Created a topic, Wow, didn’t realize how much I needed this, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've been getting annoyance on the growing amount of d…

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  • Created a topic, Perfect for what functionality I was needing., on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    This last month I was working with a client that had a…

    2 weeks ago

  • Joined the organizing team for WordCamp Kansas City 2018

    4 weeks ago

  • Karissa Skirmont's profile was updated

    1 month ago

  • Created a topic, What does “Add support for WordPress multisite” in 2.10 mean?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've been using this with Multisite for several years …

    1 month ago

  • Karissa Skirmont's profile was updated

    5 months ago

  • Wrote a new post, What to bring to WordCamp Kansas City, on the site WordCamp Kansas City 2017:
    The countdown is on - the WordCamp KC fun begins on Friday! A question we…

    9 months ago

  • Wrote a new post, What to Expect from a WordCamp?, on the site WordCamp Kansas City 2017:
    WordCamp Kansas City 2017 is about three weeks away! Do you know what to expect?…

    10 months ago

  • Wrote a new post, Get your WordCamp Kansas City 2017 Site Badge, on the site WordCamp Kansas City 2017:
    Digital badges are now available to help show your support for WordCamp Kansas City 2017!…

    10 months ago

  • Created a topic, Doesn’t work in Multisite, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've tried installing a series of scrollbar plugins, a…

    11 months ago

  • Created a topic, Doesn’t work in Multsite, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've tried installing a series of scrollbar plugins, a…

    11 months ago

  • Created a topic, Doesn’t work in Multsite, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've tried installing a series of 5 scrollbar plugins,…

    11 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Showing Unexpected Output During Activation., on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just installed this and got it too:

    11 months ago

  • Created a topic, Add to a MailChimp Category?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Is it possible to have this plugin add a category tic …

    1 year ago

  • Wrote a comment on the post Paid Ads for WordCamps, on the site Make WordPress Community:
    I am in favor of individual WordCamps being able to budget in FB ads. While…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Publicize posts set as “Non public” on G+?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Following...

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  • Created a topic, Redirection of .pdf links not working, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm trying to redirect several .pdf links that got ind…

    1 year ago

  • Created a topic, Update?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Any way we could get an update on this? I've used this…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Password protected pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Following...

    1 year ago

  • Karissa Skirmont's profile was updated

    2 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Hi Everyone I have an idea for the…, on the site Make WordPress Community:
    Hi Everyone, I have an idea for the WordCamp websites relating to the new Session…

    2 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, What to bring with you?, on the site WordCamp Kansas City:
    Only 3 days left till the fun begins! Want to know what to bring with…

    2 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Get Involved!, on the site WordCamp Kansas City:
    We need your help! Are you already in Kansas City and want to find a…

    2 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, What to Expect from a WordCamp?, on the site WordCamp Kansas City:
    Only 10 days left till WordCamp Kansas City 2016!!! If you’re thinking of attending a…

    2 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Places to stay for WordCamp Kansas City, on the site WordCamp Kansas City:
    We have compiled a short list of places to stay if you're coming from out…

    2 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, What is the Community Support Lounge?, on the site WordCamp Kansas City:
    The Community Support Lounge is part of the event where speakers and volunteer experts hang…

    2 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Get your WordCamp Kansas City 2016 Site Badge, on the site WordCamp Kansas City:
    A badge showing the part you plan to play in WordCamp Kansas City 2016 tells…

    2 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, What to Expect from a WordCamp?, on the site WordCamp Kansas City:
    Only 10 days left till WordCamp Kansas City 2016!!! If you’re thinking of attending a…

    2 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Thank you for attending WordCamp Kansas City 2011, on the site WordCamp Kansas City 2011:
    WordCamp Kansas City 2011 Feedback We would love to hear from you! Please fill out…

    2 years ago

  • Joined the organizing team for WordCamp Kansas City 2016 coming up June 10th

    2 years ago

  • Wrote a comment on the post Switching back to the original WordCamp URLs, on the site Make WordPress Community:
    Oh can't remember, could we not do that before? Then heck yah! That is really…

    2 years ago

  • Wrote a comment on the post Switching back to the original WordCamp URLs, on the site Make WordPress Community:
    -1 for switching back. I like the new way. When telling someone the website url…

    2 years ago

  • Wrote a comment on the post Designers for Community Stuff, on the site Make WordPress Community:
    I willing to do some design work. I've done the branding for WordCamp Kansas City…

    3 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, What to bring with you?, on the site WordCamp Kansas City 2015:
    A way to take notes: pens/paper, laptop/tablet  Lots of questions Water and snacks Business cards…

    3 years ago

  • Karissa Skirmont’s profile was updated

    3 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, WCKC Wallpapers, on the site WordCamp Kansas City 2015:
    Fresh off the press! WCKC wallpapers for your desktop and devices. Click the image for…

    3 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Making the Most out of WordCamps, on the site WordCamp Kansas City 2015:
    This guest post is by Austin Gunter If you’ve spent enough time working with WordPress,…

    3 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, What is the Community Support Lounge?, on the site WordCamp Kansas City 2015:
    The Community Support Lounge is part of the event where speakers and volunteer experts hang…

    3 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, What is Contributor Day?, on the site WordCamp Kansas City 2015:
      Contributor Day is an opportunity for you to make your own, well, contribution to…

    3 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Logo & Graphics, on the site WordCamp Kansas City 2015:
    Need the official WordCampKC logo? Want to show your WordCamp pride with a button on…

    3 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Badges, on the site WordCamp Kansas City 2015:
    When you display one of our badges on your blog or website, you help make…

    3 years ago

  • Wrote a comment on the post Renaming the Happiness Bar, on the site Make WordPress Community:
    I agree with the thought that Happiness Bar doesn't really explain what it is. Out…

    3 years ago

  • Joined the organizing team for WordCamp Kansas City 2015

    3 years ago

  • Karissa Skirmont’s profile was updated

    3 years ago

  • Wrote a comment on the post Community event sponsorship in 2015, on the site Make WordPress Community:
    I have some reservations about promoting the Global sponsors on the Meetup sites. Rafael &…

    3 years ago

  • Created a new ticket, #693, in Meta Trac:
    Improve profile page Plugin and Theme sort options

    3 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, WordCampKC 2014 Video and & Photos, on the site WordCamp Kansas City:
    The video from WordCampKC 2014 is up! Take a look and share it with your…

    3 years ago

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